Where and whereabouts 哪里和在哪儿

更新时间 2012年 3月 2日, 星期五 - 格林尼治标准时间14:15

Where and whereabouts 哪里和在哪儿

An audio programme about the words where and whereabouts

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"I'd like to know the difference between where and whereabouts. Could you tell me how to use them in Britain?"

Che Xingzhou from Xi'an.

What's the difference between 'where' and 'whereabouts'?

Is there a difference between:

Where do you live?

and:

Whereabouts do you live?

Which of the following is correct?

Li's whereabouts is a mystery.

or

Li's where is a mystery.

Jackie and Helen discuss the differences between these two words.

Find out the answer in the programme. As always, if you have a question about the English language you can send it to the team at questions.chinaelt@bbc.co.uk.

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